Religious Studies student, Mark David Eskridge, published in Journal of Mason Graduate Research

Religious Studies student, Mark David Eskridge, published in Journal of Mason Graduate Research

Religion, Culture and Values graduate student, Mark David Eskridge, recently published an article titled "Setting Fire to the Sacred: Esoteric Suicide and its Relation to Tibetan Self-Immolation" in the Mason Journal of Graduate Research.  His article explores sanctioned practices of suicide common to Tibetan Buddhism and examines their legitimacy as spiritual acts.